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Do You Know These 10 Important Facts About Flu Prevention?

CDC recommends that all individuals 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year. Flu vaccination can keep you from getting sick, prevent you fromĀ  missing work and school due to flu, prevent flu-related hospitalizations, and can also protect thoseĀ around you who are more vulnerable to serious flu illness.

Measles in Minnesota: 2017 Update

The 2017 Minnesota measles outbreak, with 78 cases, is now the largest measles outbreak in the state in the past 3 decades. There have been more measles cases in the Minneapolis area in 7 weeks than the entire US in 2016. It seems impossible that a vaccine-preventable disease is making a comeback here in the US, in Europe, and around the world…

Increasing Vaccination Rates: What Nurses Can Do

Nurses make up the largest segment of healthcare professionals in the US. With more than 3 million registered nurses nationwide, we have an unrivaled ability to reach patients, families, and fellow healthcare professionals with important health messages.